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Three members of Va. black caucus named as new House committee chairs

By PATRICK WILSON, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Three members of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus were named as House committee chairs for next year. House Speaker-designee Eileen Filler-Corn, D-Fairfax, announced in a news release Thursday that she’s naming Del. Luke Torian, D-Prince William, as chair of the Appropriations Committee; Del. Jeion Ward, D-Hampton, as chair of the Commerce and Labor Committee; and Del. Roslyn Tyler, D-Sussex, as chair of the Education Committee.

VaNews November 15, 2019


Del. Luke Torian first African-American to lead House Appropriations Committee

By JILL PALERMO, Prince William Times

Del. Luke Torian has been chosen to lead one of the Virginia House of Delegates’ most powerful committees: that which helps hammer out the annual state budget. Torian, D-52nd, will chair the House Appropriations Committee, Speaker-Elect Eileen Filler-Corn, D-41st, announced Thursday.

VaNews November 15, 2019


Del. Lashrecse Aird challenging Del. Eileen Filler-Corn for speaker; Dels. Torian, Plum express interest

By PATRICK WILSON, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Del. Lashrecse Aird, D-Petersburg, said she is challenging House Democratic leader Eileen Filler-Corn of Fairfax for House speaker. Aird’s move sets up an unpredictable contest within the House Democrats, who won a majority in Tuesday’s election, that spans racial and generational gaps.

VaNews November 7, 2019